Claire Calmejane

Claire Calmejane

Chief Innovation Officer - Société Générale

Hired in 2012 by Lloyds Banking Group to shake-up the old ways of doing business, Claire enjoys working on projects that make a difference and benefit people. She set up Lloyds’ Innovation Labs and the digital people strategy working with HR to set up the Digital Academy to support 75,000 colleagues. She currently serves as the Risk Transformation Director focusing on the bank’s core asset: risk, people and data. She is a lecturer on fintech and digital transformation at MIT, CFTE, Oxford, UCL and HEC. Before joining the bank, she worked for Capgemini Consulting and has served as a visiting scientist at the American university MIT on how large organisation digitise.

Partnering for Growth: What future for FinTech in the growing European digital economy?


The arrival of Fintech startups and the establishment of digital platforms is often seen as a new threat for traditional banks. Should we really oppose Fintech start-ups and banks? Should the new Fintech start-ups be seen as new competitors or should they enable new win-win partnerships? What will be the future of banks in this […]